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He had imited formal education and left school at an early age to become an apprentice carpenter and joiner to Daniel Tuttle, of Plymouth.

There are so many styles and types of clocks, made by so many clock makers and from so many countries, that I was totally lost. I’m still a long way from knowing everything though.

Seth Thomas was born in Wolcott, Connecticut in 1785, the fifth of seven children of Scottish immigrant, James Thomas, a cooper, and his wife Maria Ward.

Connecticut, incidentally, was an important and expanding hub in the American clockmaking trade.

The women of the town spun flax (cotton) into cords and these were used to hold the clock weights.

As a result, the town of Wolcott profited to some extent from the Thomas enterprise, the short time it was located in Wolcott. There he joined Eli Terry and Silas Hoadley in a business of making clocks at a wholesale rate.

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